Copycat Shamrock Shake

Baystateparent Magazine
Make the iconic Shamrock Shake right at home.

You can make the iconic, minty green milkshake at right at home! Dress it up with sprinkles, cherries, or even some Lucky Charms for a little extra St. Patrick's Day fun.


1 ½ cups vanilla ice cream 

¾ cup whole milk 

1-2 drops green food coloring 

½ teaspoon mint extract 

For garnish 

Whipped cream 

Green or gold sprinkles 

Maraschino cherries 


Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more food coloring as needed, depending on how green you want your shake.

Pour milkshakes into two glasses. 

Top with whipped cream, sprinkles and cherries. 

Known as "Goose" to her grandkids, Laurie Silva Collins has perfected her recipes over years of cooking for her three daughters and six grandchildren.